25 - 35cm Nepenthes Bloody Mary in Hanging Pot Monkey Jars 14cm Pot House Plant



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Nepenthes "Bloody Mary" is a carnivorous plant species known for its colorful pitchers and striking appearance. Here are some care tips for this plant:

  1. Light: Nepenthes "Bloody Mary" prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some lower light conditions, but its growth may be slower and its pitchers may be smaller. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can burn the pitchers.

  2. Water: Water the plant with distilled or rainwater, as tap water may contain minerals and chemicals that can harm the plant. Keep the soil evenly moist, but not waterlogged. Water less frequently in the winter.

  3. Humidity: Nepenthes "Bloody Mary" likes high humidity levels, between 70-80%. You can increase humidity by misting the plant with water, using a humidifier, or placing a tray of water near the plant.

  4. Temperature: The ideal temperature range for this plant is between 70-80°F (21-27°C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures, but not below 60°F (16°C).

  5. Soil: Nepenthes "Bloody Mary" prefers a well-draining soil that is low in nutrients. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and sand.

  6. Fertilizer: Nepenthes "Bloody Mary" requires minimal fertilizer, as it gets its nutrients from its prey. You can use a diluted, insect-based fertilizer once a month during the growing season (spring and summer), but avoid fertilizing in the winter.

  7. Pruning: Prune the plant to remove any dead pitchers or leaves. Trim the pitchers to maintain the plant's shape and promote new growth.

  8. Repotting: Repot the plant every 1-2 years to maintain its health and growth. Use a slightly larger pot and fresh soil.

  9. Pests and Diseases: Nepenthes "Bloody Mary" is relatively pest-free, but watch out for spider mites and mealybugs. Overwatering can cause root rot.

Nepenthes "Bloody Mary" is a fascinating and unusual plant that requires some special care. With the right care, it can be a long-lasting and rewarding addition to your plant collection.

    25 - 35cm Nepenthes Bloody Mary in Hanging Pot Monkey Jars 14cm Pot House Plant House Plant